Bair Hugger Warming Device MDL Is Created, Sent To Judge Ericksen In Minnesota

(December 15, 2015, 1:40 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) on Dec. 12 centralized 14 federal lawsuits alleging that a patient surgical warming system caused patients to develop post-surgical infections (In Re: Bair Hugger Forced Air Warming Devices Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2666 JPMDL).

(Bair Hugger MDL order available. Document #28-151217-002R.)

The JPMDL assigned the MDL to Judge Joan N. Ericksen of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.

The Bair Hugger Forced Air Warming System is placed on or under surgical...
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